The ancient Greeks had a recumbent approach to their (male-only) dinner parties, as I discussed in a previous post: elite men reclined, propped on pillows, to drink, converse, and—sometimes—overindulge. The practice of reclining and dining continued into ancient Rome, but… More»
Dressed in the finest 17th century fashions, a woman personifying September shops the local market.
Fashion Fridays explores art, history, and costume in the Getty collection.
Personification of September, about 1644, Joachim von Sandrart. J. Paul Getty Museum.